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  1. Are You Ground Ladder Savvy? Part 1

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    will be available. If you place the ladder around the same area as the stairway landing, firefighters will not be able to self - rescue if the fire consumes the part of the floor that provides access to your laddered means of egress. A porch roof's edge and

  2. Active Shooter Operational Details

    Video

    Wed, 3 Sep 2014

    carrying them on, on themselves today in a daily routine. We urge that they should. The reason why is perfect for buddy and self rescue on any incident. And as far as E.M.S. this should be in addition to all of our medical kits. Because it's easy to

  3. Firefighter Training and the Law: John K. Murphy on Training Liability: Q & A

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    training event; and that the candidate was not qualified to participate in the training as she was claustrophobic and could not self - rescue . Another fire training death was in Upstate New York where the training officer NIOSH 2001-38. Multiple fire sets in the

  4. FEMA Grants Nearly $210,000 to NY Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    s members of Congress. The grant will pay for 25 new self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighters, helmets and self - rescue ropes for firefighters trapped in buildings, acccording to U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and Rep

  5. Fire Dynamics: Report Cites Factors Leading to Seven Firefighters' Injuries in MD House Fire

    Online Articles

    Wed, 5 Jun 2013

    the temperatures from floor to ceiling in the front room where the firefighters were trapped. One firefighter was able to self - rescue through a front window; firefighters removed the other firefighter through the front door. The fire in the basement burned

  6. Five Skills to Practice Before Your Mayday

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Dec 2013

    fundamentals discussed above may help keep members from getting into trouble, and all will aid in the success of a rescue or self rescue operation should the need arise on the fireground. These skills are basic but perishable if not practiced routinely. Firefighters

  7. Firefighter Survival: Tactical Safety for Firefighters: Shelter- Breach - Escape

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Jun 2013

    problem. What you do, the actions you take--to shelter yourself if possible, to breach if possible--are actions in your self - rescue progression. If fire is entering the room you are in, you can attempt to seal that breach. How do you do that? Is there

  8. Firefighter Survival: Do We Really Do RIT Justice?

    Online Articles

    Thu, 23 May 2013

    concept of rapid intervention, the history of rapid intervention, tools and equipment, self-preservation (including self - rescue , drags, communications), and how to set a RIT team up for maximum effectiveness. The first of the exercises concentrates

  9. Grain Bin Rescue

    Video

    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    own rescue and that's very important for the victim. It gives them something to think about and it helps them, do that self rescue . It makes them feel a lot more, like there's more hope and they're gonna get out a lot quicker and that's a very important

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    gives them something to think about and it helps them, do that self rescue . It makes them feel a lot more, like there's more hope and they're gonna get out a lot quicker and that's a
  10. The Firefighter Athlete

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Nov 2013

    advance a fully-charged handline around a corner and through a ton of debris. Most importantly, you need to be able to self rescue or pull your crew or victims out if they cannot do it themselves. For example, one of my best friends in my department was